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The bull in the Republican china shop

The bull in the Republican china shop

Who will save the Republican Party from the destructive and vulgar force of Donald Trump? Several of his rivals for the 2016 presidential nomination have stepped forward, but no common voice has emerged that might effectively purge the party of its current plague. Mr. Trump may yet destroy himself with his crude assaults on newswomen, Mexicans, John McCain and others. But the mayhem offers an opportunity for one or more of his nomination rivals to emerge as the giant-killer and stand out from the so-far uninspiring rest of the GOP pack. During the debate in Cleveland last week, when Mr. Trump got testy and offensive with Fox News moderators over their sharp questions to him, the other...

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